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About the Programme : Department of Geology was established in 1977 named as “Department of Earth Science” within the Basic Sciences Faculty at Cukurova University. The department accepted students in the same year and had its first graduates in 1981. The department joined to the Engineering and Architecture Faculty under the law of Higher Education in 1982. Department of Geological Engineering is a four year degree program providing modern education and training. The medium of teaching is Turkish. 

Qualification Awarded : The students who have successfully accomplished this program gain the bachelor’s degree of Geological Engineering . 

Level of Qualification : First Cycle (Bachelor’s Degree) 

Specific Admission Requirements : Placement through a centralized national university placement examination (ÖSYS). Student Selection and Placement Centre (ÖSYM) is responsible to place students according to their ÖSYS scores. 
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Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning : In Turkish Higher Education Institutions, the acknowledgment of the Bachelor´s diploma for a university is organized with the regulations related to double majors and subspeciality and the transition between Associate Degree programs and undergraduate program. This regulation also allows credit transfer between related institutions. 
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Qualification Requirements and Regulations : To be successful in this program, students are required to successfully complete all the courses to meet a minimum of 240 ECTS credit requirement and have a minimum of GPA of 2.00/4.00. 

Profile of the Programme : Department of Geology carries out a curriculum to educate students to become geologists who can understand and relate the formation, evolution and life on our Earth and other planets, employ the traditional sciences to derive a holistic picture of the development of Earth, search and manage the natural resources in an environmental friendly way, and design critical facilities which have become necessary for urbanization and industrial development derived by population increase. In this respect, along with the fundamental and theoretical sciences, additional courses such as engineering ethics, computer and field applications are offered. In this program, graduates of our department gain ability and courage to solve geological problems in line with fundamental and applied sciences. 

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Occupational Profile of Graduates : Graduates after four years of education are employed at governmental or private institutions such as Mineral Research and Exploration Institute, State of Hydraulic Works, Etibank, Citybank, Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning, Turkish Mining Bureau, Turkish Petroleum Cooperation, Earthquake Research Institute, State Boards, Airports, Cement Factories, Ceramics Industry, Turkish Electricity Company, Petroleum Industry, Glassware Industry, Private Mining and Motorway Building Companies, Engineering Companies, Municipality, and State Railways. 

Access to Further Studies : The graduates of this program are eligible to apply for admission to graduate studies in same field or related areas if they pass the evaluation process designated according to the regulations of “Çukurova University Graduate Education and Examination Committee”, which includes ALES, general point of average, and the interview. 

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Assessment and Grading : In this program, assessment and grading are conducted according to Cukurova University Education and Assessment regulations for Associate and Undergraduate degrees. 
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Graduation Requirements : To be able to finish undergraduate degree, students must complete all courses, applications and workshops that are included in the program, gain two hundred and forty (240) ECTS credit requirements in total in undergraduate level and obtain a minimum GPA of 2.00/4.00. 

Mode of Study : This programme is a Full Time programme.  

Programme Director : Prof. Dr. OSMAN PARLAK  

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